John Wanamaker was once asked to finance an expedition to recover treasures which had lain for years in sunken frigates off the coast of the Bahamas. "Young man," he replied, "I know of a much better expedition than that right here. At your own feet lie treasures untold, and you can have them all by faithful study."
When learning is a chore, there is something wrong. We are surrounded by so many treasures of knowledge waiting to be mined! Who can possibly be bored in a world like ours??